Foley & Lardner LLP Detroit, MI Document Search Results (7)
|Cha-Ching! New Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors Officially Effective on January 1, 2015|
Felicia S. O'Connor; Foley & Lardner LLP;
November 12, 2014, previously published on October 27, 2014For federal contractors and their subcontractors, the Administration continues to add new requirements and standards they must meet in order to transact with the U.S. Government. Yet another such requirement recently joined the list - this time an increased minimum wage for federal contractor...
|Marijuana Card Saves Unemployment Benefits, Not Job|
Michael W. Groebe; Foley & Lardner LLP;
November 12, 2014, previously published on October 27, 2014In the rapidly evolving interplay between federal and state employment laws, state medical marijuana laws, and employer policies seeking to maintain drug-free workplaces, an appellate court in Michigan has just concluded that while having a medical marijuana card cannot save your job with a private...
|"Turning Up the Heat" - Organizing Efforts in the South|
Jeffrey S. Kopp; Foley & Lardner LLP;
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 9, 2014It is no coincidence that the incredible resurgence of manufacturing in the Southeastern United States occurred in the absence of unionized facilities. Automotive, aerospace, and appliance manufacturers have flocked to the South, from the Carolinas, to Alabama, and Kentucky, where they enjoy...
|Patent Office Extends AFCP 2.0 and QPIDS Pilot Programs to September 2015|
Andrew Balazer; Foley & Lardner LLP;
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 13, 2014The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) just announced it has extended the After Final Consideration Pilot program (AFCP 2.0) and the Quick Path Information Disclosure Statement program (QPIDS), which are now set to run until September 30, 2015.
|Cadillac Moving to the Big Apple|
Chao Meng; Foley & Lardner LLP;
October 13, 2014, previously published on October 6, 2014General Motors’ Cadillac luxury car division, founded in Motown and named for the city’s founder, is moving 650 miles east to New York’s SoHo neighborhood. Cadillac, which has been steadily losing sales to its foreign rivals, is hoping that a trendy New York address will give its...
|Ban-the-Box Bandwagon Requires Application Review|
John F. Birmingham; Foley & Lardner LLP;
September 17, 2014, previously published on September 15, 2014On August 11, 2014, New Jersey joined Illinois and at least 11 other states, as well as dozens of cities and local governments, in prohibiting most employers from initially asking about criminal history on job applications. This follows the EEOC’s scrutiny of the use of criminal convictions...
|Best Practices in Drafting U.S. Government Subcontract Terms and Conditions|
Erin L. Toomey; Foley & Lardner LLP;
September 17, 2014, previously published on September 15, 2014Federal government subcontracts are a hybrid between commercial contracts governed by state law (such as, for the sale of goods, the Uniform Commercial Code) and government contracts governed by the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and FAR agency supplemental clauses. A...